3 Maori & Pasifika Art (3MTOI)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ferguson

Recommended Prior Learning

Learning within senior levels of 1 & 2 of the Visual Arts would be an advantage. Consultation with Learning area leader would be required if the above courses haven't been undertaken.

Explore contemporary Māori visual arts practice and learn about the tradition, contexts and cultural conventions in which these artworks originate.

Course Overview

Term 1
Artist model research and artwork production.

Term 2
Sculptural/artmaking techniques, artwork production and internal assessments assessed.

Term 3
Sculptural/artmaking techniques, artwork production and internal assessments assessed.

Term 4
Sculptural/artmaking techniques, artwork production and internal assessments assessed. Possible external submission could also be completed instead of on internal submission in consultation with teacher.

Learning Areas:

Visual Arts

Career Pathways

Artist, Artistic Director, Dancer, Tattoo Artist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Event Manager, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Curator, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Model, Photographer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Signmaker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $20.00 for in class materials and resources.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

Course-related Art Kits are able to be purchased from National Art Supplies at a cost of $50.86 using the following link. (National Art Supplies Link) Items may need to be replenished throughout the year depending on learner use.

While the same items can be purchased separately from other art suppliers, we believe the quality of the items and the fact that the pack is individually labelled, delivered to school and ready for the start of the school year provides excellent value for money and convenience.

The Art kit for this course includes
A3 ECO Sketch Pad Portrait
A3 Heavy Duty Wallet
Black Gel Pen
Round Nylon Brush #8
Flat Nylon Brush #1/4
Flat Nylon Brush #1/2
Flat Bristle #6
Set of 8 Acrylic Colours 75ml
Mesh Pencil Case

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change